US Air Force Purchases Carmanah Portable Airfield Lighting System

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Carmanah has received an order from the US Air Force for its Model A704-5 PSALS aviation solar lighting system for portable, emergency and permanent defense and civilian operations. The PSALS system will be installed at the Salerno US Air Force Base in Afghanistan for "Operation Enduring Freedom".

The complete Carmanah PSALS system includes 26 units of Model A704-5 runway edge lights, 2 units of its proprietary hand-held RF controllers, 10,000' of milspec cable, supporting transformers, and various Model A704-5 mounting accessories. The PSALS system will operate on a combination of solar power and 240V power from the generator, and will be used for both tactical and stealth operations.

With more than 250,000 installations worldwide, Carmanah is a leader in renewable and energy-efficient technology solutions. For more information about the Company's unique airfield lighting products, please visit www.solarairportlights.com or contact the Aviation Lighting Division at:

Toll-free: 1-877-722-8877 (USA and Canada)

Worldwide: +1 (250) 380-0052

Fax: +1 (250) 380-0062

E-mail: info@solarairportlights.com

Web: www.solarairportlights.com


About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Carmanah is an award-winning manufacturer specializing in energy-efficient technologies. The Company is currently focused on three technology groups: solar-powered LED lighting, solar power systems & equipment and LED-illuminated signage.

Carmanah is headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and has branch offices and/or sales representation in 11 cities across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

The shares of Carmanah Technologies Corporation are publicly traded on the TSX under the symbol "CMH" and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol "QCX". For more information, please visit www.carmanah.com.